London: Hugh Evelyn Ltd., 1967.
First Edition. Hardcover. 13 3/4" X 18 3/4". Unpaginated. Rather heavy edgewear to dust jacket, with 1" tear to top corner of front panel, small tears to extremities, sunning, toning, and surface scratching. Light olive green cloth over boards, with upper board and spine lettered in gilt. Mild edgewear to binding, with sunning to extremities. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A presentable first printing of Malcolm McGregor's illustrations of the armored machines of World War II, with an emphasis on vehicles that actually took part in fighting, with an inclusion of the Peerless and Rolls-Royce armored cars as well, with notes on the events pertaining to the invention and initial employment of the first tanks, the history of each vehicle, and its technical characteristics. This item is oversize and will require additional shipping charges to ship internationally or priority. Please contact us for a shipping quote. Good / good. Item #4493